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We are a region defined by connection. Here, the Cincinnati USA CVB connects qualified travel, trade and news journalists, freelancers and bloggers with information and resources to tell the stories of the Cincinnati region.


CVB collaborates with the Chinese community to make regional impact

2019-09-09 :: Regional efforts to strengthen relationships and create opportunities with the Chinese community, travelers and residents will be at the forefront this weekend during the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Vibe Speaker Series and Cincinnati Moon Festival, hosted Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14, respectively.    More >

Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine Names Julie Calvert 2019 Apex Award Recipient

2019-08-08 :: Julie Calvert, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, was honored with the 2019 Apex Award for Distinguished Service from Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine. Calvert received the award on July 27 during the International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show in Miami.   More >

7 Great Cities for Cooling Off

2019-08-01 :: LIVABILITY -  Cincinnati scored a spot on Livability's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live. And while summers here can get hot, Cincy knows how to cool off in some seriously delicious ways. The city prides itself on its frozen treats, including its claim to fame: Graeter’s Ice Cream, which has been churning out heavenly French pot ice cream since 1868. And in 1970, a Cincinnatian invented the Slush Puppie machine, providing brain-chilling concoctions to generations to come.   More >

New events and experiences slated for Cincinnati Music Festival

2019-07-22 :: A series of new events and experiences focused on celebrating inclusion and empowering communities will take place in conjunction with the Cincinnati Music Festival, presented by P&G. Hosted by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau via its Vibe Cincinnati platform, the new programming adds to the already robust collection of experiences taking place throughout the week, beginning Wednesday, July 24 and running through Sunday, July 28.    More >

Native American Catholics convene in Sharonville to celebrate faith and culture

2019-07-15 :: Nearly 1,000 Native American Catholics from throughout the U.S. will come together at the Sharonville Convention Center for the 80th Annual Tekakwitha National Conference, July 17-21, 2019. Named after Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, a young Mohawk/Algonquin woman of the 17th century, the conference focuses on reinforcing Catholic identities among Indigenous communities. The Tekakwitha Conference is the only Catholic Native American religious organization in North America.    More >


10 great public markets to taste city flavors
July 31, 2019 :: USA TODAY - Public markets offer an easy way to get the flavor of a city. Often historic landmarks, they sell regional produce and products and offer plenty of dining options. In many ways, they’re the original food halls. “These places introduce you to a lot of new things. They’re where you see the local color and you get the sounds and smells and taste of the location,” says Helen Tangires, author of "Movable Markets." She shares some favorites with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY. More >
10 great places to celebrate Shark Week
July 30, 2019 :: USA TODAY - They may be cold-blooded killers, but sharks are getting a lot of love. This week Discovery Channel broadcasts its 30th annual Shark Week, featuring eight days of shark-centric programming, ending Aug. 4. Neil Hammerschlag, a marine ecologist at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Shark Week contributor, joins Discovery Channel to share favorite sites to see and dive alongside the ferocious fish with 10 Great Places columnist Larry Bleiberg and USA TODAY.
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Need A Reason To Add Cincinnati To Your Travel List? Here’s A Few!
July 30, 2019 :: TRAVEL NOIRE - This past weekend was the Cincinnati Music Festival, Presented by P&G, previously known as the Ohio Valley Jazz Festival. I was invited to the city to not only experience the festival but to experience Cincinnati, and I can honestly say I was blown away. More >
How to Spend a Weekend in Cincinnati
July 29, 2019 :: IJEOMA KOLA - As a woman who grew up in the Northeast, just a short drive away from New York City, I must admit I never thought for a second of visiting Cincinnati. Heck, I didn’t even know how to spell it properly until last weekend (2 n’s, 1 t) when I visited the city for the Cincinnati Music Festival, Presented by P&G! After spending a weekend in Cincinnati, I must say that I was completely surprised by the city and would highly recommend it as a travel destination for a long weekend! Keep reading to find out how to spend a weekend in Cincinnati.
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21 of America's Most Unique Art Towns
July 18, 2019 :: CUBESMART - Art is meant to challenge, inspire, question, and surprise. These towns stand out for embracing art in unique and fresh ways. This is not a list of the obvious. We know groundbreaking work happens in NYC, and that San Francisco's history is littered with non-conformist creators. This list is to celebrate the underrated places and artists that well deserve to be appreciated in our time.
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Tired of waiting, Ohioans are framing their own solutions
2019-10-22 :: More >
Breezing from bill to law: An advocacy group smoothed the path for cleaning up Ohio's brownfields
2019-10-22 :: More >
3CDC internationally recognized as a “propeller of city growth”
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Cincinnati pediatrician stresses importance of early childhood literacy
2019-10-22 :: More >
Restoring health to healthcare
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